Around Our Farm: May 2016

Around Our Farm This year we’re working more on fixing up the house and some small construction-type projects around and about the farm. We’re trying to take things a bit easier since the addition of the new family member. This month we’re finishing...
Raising Chickens For Meat

Raising Chickens For Meat

Whether you want to be more self-sufficient or you just want to eat healthier meat from a happier animal, raising meat chickens is a great way to get started. One of the most popular varieties of chicken to raise for this purpose is the Cornish X, but there are other...

The New Coop – Site Selection

Currently the chicken coop takes up some valuable real estate in the barn that could be otherwise used for hay/bedding storage or for goat pens.  The chickens have also chosen to may their dust bath, nearly a foot deep, right in front of the gate as well as pooping on...